9/10th Grade SAT Required Reading/Literature

Advanced SAT Reading/Writing for 9/10th Graders

The class covers required SAT reading list to better prepare students for PSAT, SAT, or/and ACT standard tests. It is designed for advanced 9/10th Graders who have completed Critical Reading and Writing Class, and who would like to get themselves ready for the challenging Literature Reading in SAT/PSAT.

The Advanced Reading and Writing Class focused on preparing students for the SAT/ACT tests through literary exploration and reading.  The skills learned in this class can be applied to not only the SAT/ACT tests, but also to AP Language and AP Literature exams, and other literary activities. In this class, students explore literature (and other subjects reading, science or history) in a workshop model and through Socratic Seminars. Students will gain a sophisticated understanding for classic and meaningful, relevant literature that is required in SAT and PSAT test.

Books for Grades 9/10:
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Macbeth – Shakespeare *
  • The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Awakening, by Kate Chopin
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
  • Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger  
  • Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  • Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  • The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  • Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
  • The Awakening, by Kate Chopin

Registration: www.oaktonacademy.com, “registration.” Thank you!